Making A Referral for Inpatient Rehabilitation

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for admission to the inpatient rehabilitation program at St. Charles, patients must:

  • Be medically stable
  • Need at least two forms of therapy (physical, occupational or speech)
  • Have the potential to improve function or achieve independence
  • Have an identified discharge goal
  • Be willing to participate with the team in the rehabilitation program (minimum three hours of therapy per day, five days per week).


A referral can be made by:

  • Physicians
  • Patients
  • Families
  • Social workers

To contact us or make a referral:

St. Charles Hospital
Inpatient Admissions
Telephone:(631) 474-6260
Fax:(631) 474-6371

Unable to Accept

  • Ventilator-dependent adult patients

Primary Diagnoses Admitted

  • Amputation
  • Brain Injury
  • Cardiac or Pulmonary Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Replacement
  • Neurologic Conditions (Multiple Sclerosis, Guillain-Barre, Parkinson’s Disease, Polynuropathy)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Injuries or Fractures

 The Acute Rehabilitation Unit at St. Charles Offers:

  • 66 adult acute inpatient rehabilitation beds. 10 pediatric acute inpatient rehabilitation beds.
  • Care by physicians board-certified in rehabiltiation medicine.
  • 24-hour rehabilitation nursing care.
  • Admissions seven days a week/24 hours a day.
  • Core therapies (PT, OT, SLT)provided a minimum of three hours per day, five days a week.
  • Customized treatment plans specialized to each patient's needs.
  • Technologically advanced, innovative treatments.
  • Compassionate care for the mind, body and spirit.
  • Continuum of care community re-entry program for brain injury.

Comprehensive rehabilitation services available include:

  • Physiatry
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Physical Therapy (PT)
  • Occupational Therapy (OT)
  • Speech/Language Therapy (SLT)
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Pet Therapy
  • Psychology/Neuropsychology
  • Respiratory Services
  • Prosthetics & Orthotics
  • Adatpive Seating and Wheel Chair
  • Pain Management
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Alternative and Complimentary Medicine
  • Social Work
  • Discharge planning
  • Pastoral Care